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Did You Know? Hyaluronic Acid – Based Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers are one of the most commonly performed non-surgical aesthetic facial procedures performed. I would suspect that at least a million ccs of injectable fillers are placed  in faces every year in the U.S. Of these injectable fillers the majority are composed of what is often called hyaluronic acids. The term ‘acid’ seems incongruous Read More…

Temporal Augmentation by Intermediate Fat Pad Filler Injection

The use of injectable fillers in the treatment of temporal hollowing is common. It can be debated whether the hollowing is due to fat atrophy, muscle thinning  or both. Contemporary thought is that temporal hollowing is due to fat atrophy, hence the targeting of injectable filler placement into the temporal fat pad regions. It is Read More…

Radiesse Injectable Filler and Custom Jawline Implant Designs

Injectable fillers of various types are widely used today to create enhanced facial volumes. They can specifically be used to enhance the facial skeletal features of the brow bones, nose, cheek, chin and jawline. While such facial bone augmentation results are highly dependent on the type of filler used, the volume placed and the skill Read More…

OR Snapshots – Injector Filler Extrusion in Chin Implant Surgery

Chin augmentation can be done by a wide variety of methods from injectable fillers or fat, implants and repositioning the end of the chin bone. These augmentation options represent an increasingly level of invasiveness/scope of surgery in which patients can go up or down on these progressive treatment…although it is far more common to go Read More…

Adaptive Bone Changes from Chin Augmentation By Injectable Fillers

While injectable fillers were initially introduced for their soft tissue augmentation effects, their use has become expanded for facial contouring which often equates to bone augmentation. One common site for injectable facial bone augmentation is the chin. Chin augmentation by injection can be a good option for some patients who seek an immediate non-surgical result Read More…

Techniques and Outcomes in Nonsurgical (Injectable) Rhinoplasty

While reshaping of the nose is permanently done by a surgical rhinoplasty, temporary changes can be achieved with injectable fillers. While an injectable or non-surgical rhinoplasty can not accomplish the diverse number of changes that surgery can do, it can be effective in specific augmentative nose changes. Fillers work well for increasing tip projection, eliminating Read More…

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